Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 25th Nov 2011 22:48 UTC
OpenStep, GNUstep "A little over one year after the 1.0 release, I'm happy to announce the 1.6 release of the GNUstep Objective-C runtime. This provides a superset of the functionality of Apple's Mac OS X 10.7/iOS 5 runtimes and provides a solid foundation for Objective-C and Objective-C++ development on Free Software platforms."
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Comment by drcouzelis
by drcouzelis on Fri 25th Nov 2011 23:36 UTC
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I've never used any of the GNUStep / Cocoa API, but I really appreciate any work that furthers the option of using Objective-C on Linux. I used it to make one of my video games (Objective-C + Allegro) and it quickly became one of my favorite languages. ;)

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RE: Comment by drcouzelis
by Midar on Sat 26th Nov 2011 23:45 in reply to "Comment by drcouzelis"
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Actually, this is exactly why I wrote my ObjC framework - I didn't want to be limited to OS X and write software using one framework that exists everywhere.

If you're interested, have a look at It's quite mature already, yet there's still to do and not many use it yet. Be sure to check out the development version, as the last release is quite outdated and a new release will come soon!

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RE[2]: Comment by drcouzelis
by drcouzelis on Sun 27th Nov 2011 01:12 in reply to "RE: Comment by drcouzelis"
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Very nice. I downloaded the documentation and checked it out.

How far do you plan on taking it? Will you be implementing any sort of GUI toolkit?

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